ATFUL 10mg Tablet 10's

Bladder And Prostate Disorders Rx required
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Best Price*  ₹ 70.40
MRP ₹88.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd * Country of Origin: India



INTRODUCTION

ATFUL 10MG contains Alfuzosin which belongs to a group of medicines called alpha-1-blockers. It is used to treat moderate to severe symptoms of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia. It is a condition where the prostate gland enlarges, but the growth in itself is not cancerous (benign). An enlarged prostate gland causes uncomfortable urinary symptoms, like blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. This medicine is usually given only to men.

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow as a whole, do not crush or chew. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with ATFUL 10MG. Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause lightheadedness, dizziness or weakness. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart problems. The common side effects are dizziness, headache and tiredness.

USES OF ATFUL 10MG

  • Treat of Benign prostate hyperplasia

HOW ATFUL 10MG WORKS

ATFUL 10MG works by relaxing the prostate gland muscle which reduces the narrowing of the urethra and so makes it easier to pass urine.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ATFUL 10MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow as a whole, do not crush or chew. It should be taken after a meal.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ATFUL 10MG

COMMON

  • dizziness, headache
  • tiredness
  • nausea
  • stomach pain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your      eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Stomach pain:

Place a warm bottle or heated bag on your abdomen. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ATFUL 10MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ATFUL 10MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause lightheadedness, dizziness or weakness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with ATFUL 10MG.

KIDNEY

ATFUL 10MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

ATFUL 10MG is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Alfuzosin.

HEART DISEASE

ATFUL 10MG should be used with caution in patients with acute heart failure. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • low blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension)
  • stroke or short-lasting symptoms similar to stroke
  • chest pain (angina)

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin or tamsulosin
  • ketoconazole, itraconazole (used for fungal infections)
  • clarithromycin, erythromycin (used to treat infections)
  • ritonavir (used to treat HIV)
  • medicine used to treat chest pain (nitrates)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Alfuzosin
Pharmacological Category :   Alpha1 Blocker  
Therapeutic Indication :   Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ATFUL 10MG

Does ATFUL 10MG safe while driving?

Do not drive or operate any machines since it may cause lightheadedness, dizziness or weakness.

What are side effects of ATFUL 10MG?

The most common side effects are dizziness, headache or tiredness. Consult your doctor for advice if you experience these symptoms.

Can ATFUL 10MG cause frequent urination?

It helps relax the muscles in the prostate and the opening of the bladder. This can cause problems with urinating, such as a need to urinate often, a weak stream when urinating, or a feeling of not being able to empty the bladder completely.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Drugs acting on autonomic nervous system: Drugs acting on ANS. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 142.

2. Thomas C. Westfall and David P. Westfall. Adrenergic agonists and Antagonists: Neuropharmacology Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 307.

3. Mary Lee. Alfuzosin hydrochloride for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 15 July 2003, Volume - 60, Issue 14. https://academic.oup.com/ajhp/article-abstract/60/14/1426/5143515?redirectedFrom=fulltext

4. Sanofi, 2001; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Sep 2020] [Accessed Nov 12, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1475.pdf

5. Sanofi-aventis, 2003; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised Aug 2008] [Accessed Nov 12, 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/021287s013lbl.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    17.5
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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